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Address: 79 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 76 679 2697
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Jazz,Jazz,Jazz and more Jazz

We have been here at least 5 times and the quality of the music never fails to impress...now called Straight, No Chaser, it is small with a mixture of chairs in straight rows but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 May 2016
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We have been here at least 5 times and the quality of the music never fails to impress...now called Straight, No Chaser, it is small with a mixture of chairs in straight rows but if you go early enough you can get a seat at the top of the bench running alongside the wall opposite the bar...that way you see... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

Straight No Chaser is what it is called now and it is the place if jazz is your thing. Not a fancy place, it's a little more than a hole in the wall. A simple single room which can seat maybe 40-50 people in a basic setting. A simple bar from which you self serve, staff that's attentive but always... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This place is now called "Straight No Chaser" which is a more appropriate name. It's a hole in the wall with the best jazz in Cape Town. I'm comparing it to the likes of Agharta Jazz Centrum in Prague, A-Trane in Berlin and Small's in New York. They can only seat 60 customers and although they don't serve top shelf... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013

I can't think of anything but music and the attention they give it at Mahogany room. It's like a brainwash room of Jazz and other eclectic sounds. You sit down and just swim in the music. It's the only concert venue I've been to in South Africa with a regularly tuned Grand Piano. That it's co-founder is a renowned musician... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2012

This small jazz joint houses about 60 people maximum and it run down but eclectic. Depending on who is playing that night I highly suggest reservations. There is a restaurant next door and some other options within walking distance. There is parking available on the street and in a lot. The club is a one room simple layout with a... More 

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